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Durham College Certificate
This certificate will help you enhance your communications skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening) so that you can communicate with confidence. You will also further your knowledge of grammar and develop an appreciation of French culture. Whether you require a knowledge of French for your career or enjoy vacationing in French-speaking countries, you will find this program very effective.
There are 6 courses in the French Certificate Program: French 1-5 and Francais écrit. Each of the French 1-5 courses are offered in two different formats: In-class/Synchronous or Online.
In-class/Synchronous: Weekly scheduled classes are taught by an instructor. During the pandemic, these are offered using video-conferencing technologies. This format is ideal for anyone who prefers a structured class-time and a lecture format. In the course list below, these are listed as "Oshawa" under Location/Delivery Method.
Asynchronous Online: With the support of a facilitator, students log-in and complete weekly activities on their own time. This format is ideal for students who prefer a course that does not have weekly scheduled lectures or wishes to proceed through the course at their own pace (deadlines to hand in assignments still apply). These are listed as Online or Monthly Intake below.
Note: Francais écrit is currently only offered in the Asynchronous format. Not all In-class/Synchronous courses are offered each semester.
Program Of Study
Students are required to print or save a copy of the Program of Study when beginning the program. This document contains critical details about program progression and graduation requirements specific to the academic year in which your program was started.
Click to access the Program of Study for the current academic year.
Students who began this program prior to the current academic year may contact the Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning office at email@example.com or 905-721-3052 to obtain your Program of Study and graduation requirements.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be equipped to:
Potential career and industry options may include:
Program Related Questions? Call 905.721.3052
If you are interested in applying for financial aid, please visit the Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning OSAP Eligibility webpage.
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